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American Association for Public Opinion Research

Committees and Taskforces

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AAPOR has several committees that carry out a number of different functions for the association. Among them are the following committees. To learn more about them, click on the name of the committee below.

AAPOR Members
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AAPOR History Committee

Janice M. Ballou, Chair

Communications Committee


Conference Committee


Diversity Coordinating Committee


Education Committee


Executive Council

Daniel Merkle, President
Patricia Moy, Vice President
Nora Cate Schaeffer, Past President

Membership & Chapter Relations Committee


Nominations Committee


Standard Definitions Committee

Ned English, Chair

Standards Committee

Timothy Triplett, Chair
Ashley Kirzinger, Associate Chair

Transparency Initiative Coordinating Committee

AAPOR Awards Committees

AAPOR Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement Cmte


AAPOR Public Service Award


Book Award Committee


Burns "Bud" Roper Fellow Award Committee


Inclusive Voices Award Committee


Monroe G. Sirken Award Committee


Policy Impact Award Committee


Seymour Sudman Paper Award Committee


Student Travel Award Committee


WAPOR/AAPOR Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award Committee


Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award Committee

AAPOR Publications

Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology Oversight Cmte

David Dutwin, Co-Chair (AAPOR)
John L. Eltinge, Co-Chair (ASA)

Public Opinion Quarterly Advisory Committee


Survey Practice Advisory Committee

Ashley Amaya, Chair

AAPOR Ad-Hoc Committees and Task Forces

2020 Election Task Force

Joshua D. Clinton, Chair

AAPOR/WAPOR Task Force on Quality of Comparative Surveys


Ad Hoc Committee on Future of AAPOR Journals


Ad Hoc Committee on Sugging and Frugging


Bylaws Review Ad-Hoc Committee


Code Review Ad-Hoc Committee

Stephanie Eckman, Chair

Data Fabrication Task Force


Mixed Mode Task Force

Kristen Olson, Co-Chair (AAPOR)
Jolene Smyth, Co-Chair (AAPOR)